International Human Resource Management

Dowling, Festing, Engle





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1. Complete Chapter - 4 Video(s)

IHRM Overview

This video provides an overview of the course from the beginning of the International Business. It discusses its major impacts following the industrial revolution in England to steam engines and telegraph. It also mentions the important factors relatively from WW1 and WW2.

IHRM versus HRM

This video hits at some of the main points of the chapter. It defines the key terms of IHRM and introduce the hirtorical issues of management. IT outlines the differences in between domestic and international human resource management. While also presents the compplexity of IHRM and the increasing potential challenges in existing IHRM practices and current models.

Friedmans Flatter World

This video provides an idea of the flattened world. It describes that the world is becoming more accessible not only for corporations but also for individuals. It reveals the first stage on governments going global and second on multinational corporations that are driving the change.

Management Thought

This video discusses the scientific management perspectives through out the years till now. It addresses the human relations involving the Hawthorne studies. Alongside explains the systems thinking along with the organizational culture movement. Moreover it adds the concept of human resource management by adjoining an resource based view of the firm. Later it also describes the human and social capital as well.

2. Complete Chapter - 2 Video(s)

Schein's Concept of Culture

This video talks about the different constructs that are developed over the years. It begins with describing the nature of reality and the nature of truth. It defines the time dimension and the effect of spatial proximity and distance. Meanwhile it moves on to discuss the type of human activities along with the nature of human relationships.

Hofstede's Cross Cultural Study

This video pays attention towards the Hofstede's cross cultural management study. It focuses at the dimensions, construction and the limitations of the study. It also involves the essence of some of the variables i.e. uncertainty avoidance, feminity masculinity or individualism collectivism etc.

3. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Standardization versus Localization

This video focuses on some of the issues of standardization and localization. It defines the structural responses to international growth. Additionally describes the control and coordination mechanisms, including cultural control. Later it adds the effect of responses on HRM approaches and activities.

4. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

The Path to International Status

This video goes over the view at how organizations go from being domestic entity to becoming a global or multinational company. It discusses the stages and phases that a company goes through. Alongside the different structures of a company during growth during its expand overseas are also discussed.

5. Complete Chapter - 3 Video(s)

Approaches to International Staffing

This video specifically addresses the approaches to staffing. It describes the work results after examining multinational corporations and the attitudes of their executives. Later it defines the ethnocentric, ploycentric, geocentric and regiocentric approaches to conclusion.

NonExpatriates and Inpatriates

This video dives into the broader defination of the terms: Expatriate and Inpatriate. It addresses some of the successes and failure of the expatriates along with the causes. In addition to this, it illustrates conduct roles of traditional expatriates together with issues like travel logistics, health concerns etc.

International Assignments and Expatriates #1

This video serves the essence of the reasons behind international assignments. It defines the position filling factor comprising of local talent and costs. While it also focuses on the management development leading to training and developing purposes. Moreover it explains the organizational development ultimately connecting to the example of Harzing,2001.

6. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Performance Management IHRM

This video focuses on performance management systems. It discusses the layer of complexity as considering the differences in time, space or culture. It mentions the management constraints keeping in view the volatility in the global business environment. Moreover it adds the idea of variable levels of maturity across markets.

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International Training and Development

This video aims to build understanding on international assignment as a training and development tool. It also involves discussion on the level of training provided in the pre assignment period. It provides explanation on expatriates as trainers or global operators under development.

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Compensation and Benefits

This video discusses compensation form the international prspective. It involves the answers on how to determine equitable pay fair or how to use pay load data for the basic needs. It describes the mechanism to develop and reinforce a global corporate culture. While it also considers the explicit linking performance outcomes that are associated with costs.

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IHRM Future Trends

This video covers the trends and challenges for IHRM. It describes the international business ethics and the mode of operation with IHRM. In other context it addresses the ownership issues relating to IHRM requirements of organizations other than the large multinational firms. Later it adds the context of safety, security and terrorism issues.